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      02-12-2020, 09:46 AM   #1
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2020 Chinese GP postponed

https://www.formula1.com/en/latest/a...NxQB9hj4s.html

Perhaps The Circus can move to the Norwegian Bliss and contain the risk of spreading coronavirus and utilize the top deck for the F1 pilots....
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If anyone is interested, here's a good article by Dieter Rencken (long time FIA F1 accredited reporter) that goes into some of the details for the call and why re-scheduling the race will be difficult:

https://www.racefans.net/2020/02/12/...poned-f1-race/
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If the Chinese GP is not rescheduled, will the FIA "fill-in" another race TBD this year? If not, the F1 history data will need an asterisk (*) to denote the season was one less race.
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If the Chinese GP is not rescheduled, will the FIA "fill-in" another race TBD this year? If not, the F1 history data will need an asterisk (*) to denote the season was one less race.
I've seen fans suggest this idea but nothing from anyone with any authority. As nice as an idea as that is, I dont think it would happen for two reasons. One being that it would be really difficult to add a fill-in race on such short notice. Two being that the teams would most likely be opposed to finding a fill-in considering that they already feel that the schedule is quite busy. Having one less race reduces their expenses and give their mechanics some additional rest.
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How about two races at the same venue? Should be interesting to see if the same teams triumph twice!
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The usual speak from Toto that everyone knows anyway.
Six months away from finding a cure for coronavirus is an eternity and many people will be infected even more if it takes even longer for cure.Just cut the races to 21.
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